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Making an elephant

Graham Swift

Making an elephant

writing from within

by Graham Swift

  • 187 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Picador in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swift, Graham, -- 1949-,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Graham Swift.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6069.W47 Z46 2009b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination400 p. :
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23541197M
    ISBN 109780330451017, 9780330507240
    LC Control Number2009415583

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GRAHAM SWIFT was born in and is the author of ten novels; two collections of short stories; and Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing.

With Waterland he won The Guardian Fiction Award, and More about Graham Swift. Making an Elephant by Graham Swift and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Making an Elephant - AbeBooks Passion for books. Graham Swift was born in and is the author of ten novels,two collections of short stories, including the highly acclaimed England and Other Stories, and of Making an Elephant, a book of essays, portraits, poetry and reflections on his life in writing/5(95).

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